I am a moron part 635
I had checked out about 15 books, and I knew about 5 of them were overdue, but I didn’t get around to returning them for a couple weeks. This is really unusual of me, and I was feeling like quite the rebel, until I thought about it and realized I was feeling hardcore for not returning LIBRARY BOOKS. Then, last night when I logged in, it said I owed $298.00!!! Apparently if you don’t return books after a certain time, they just assume you lost them.
If you can imagine the most horrified look of anguish and pain, that was me. I called them and got the fees reverted back to a more reasonable number. Oh, who am I kidding, $50 in fines is absurd. This is my stupid mistake of the quarter.
Earlier: How I deal with stupid money mistakes (something I didn’t mention in this article was that I’m now allocating $30/month for stupid mistakes, up to a max of $300, after which I recycle the money into my investment account and start over again).
You ever wake up, hungover, and think back to something you said the night before, and physically cringe? Now imagine ...Read More